Daily Archives: June 22, 2020

Nigeria records 675 new COVID-19 infections

Seven deaths were recorded from the virus on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 525. The post Nigeria records 675 new COVID-19 infections appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Read More

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Unending confusion

Editorial   One disturbing characteristic of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is its penchant for exhibiting what can only be described as unhealthy politics, distracting power play and outright confusion among some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the appointment, removal, or retention of heads of critical government agencies. Another …

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RACISM: Burnley condemn ‘offensive’ white lives matter banner

Burnley have condemned the appearance of a plane flying a banner that read “White Lives Matter Burnley” over the Etihad Stadium at the start of Monday’s Premier League match against Manchester City. Shortly after players from both sides took a knee to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement, …

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NLNG Train 7 at last

Editorial   Plagued by an utterly inept and self-serving leadership. That, would be an apt summary of the fate of Nigeria’s flagship investment – the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG). A tragic story of an entity that once boasted as the fastest growing in the world, with a 10 percent …

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Fayemi signs revised Ekiti appropriation bill into law

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Monday signed the revised supplementary Appropriation Bill of N91.128 billion into law. The government reviewed the appropriation bill in response to the prevailing economic challenges occasioned by unprecedented fall in the price of crude oil and other prevailing economic indices. Fayemi signed the appropriation …

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 675 new cases of COVID-19, total now 20,919

Adeyinka Akintunde   Nigeria has recorded 675 new cases of the Coronavirus According to a tweet from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is now 20,919, with 7,109  persons discharged. The breakdown of figures recorded according to …

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